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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. FaunaDB vs. Redis

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.FaunaDB provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.In-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.78
Rank#125  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score154.15
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgfauna.comredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.fauna.comredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperBaseX GmbHFauna, Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release200720142009
Current release9.5, February 20216.2.0 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsLua
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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BaseXFaunaDBRedis
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersShiftX
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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